ArmInfo. VTB Bank (Armenia) announces a campaign for new clients representing small and medium-sized businesses interested in making international transfers via the SWIFT system. According to the press service of the Bank, during the campaign, which will last until April 10, 2019, the commission for international transfers of BEN / OUR in USD, EUR, RUR will be 0 drams.
ArmInfo.For the second year in a row, conscientious borrowers from Ardshinbank receive a 5% cashback on interest payments on loans secured by real estate. As the press service of the bank reports, on the eve of the New Year - December 28, 1716 customers received cashback for a total amount of 50 million AMD.
ArmInfo.The court decided to arrest former Minister of Nature Protection Aram Harutyunyan, who is accused of receiving a bribe of $ 14 million for the provision of licenses for the exploitation of mines.
ArmInfo. The Central Bank of Armenia should preserve its status of an independent structure, but its accountability to the parliament of the country needs to be raised. On January 18, Mane Tandilyan, candidate from the Bright Armenia faction on the post of the chairman of the NA commission on financial-credit and budgetary issues, announced this at the sitting of the National Assembly.
ArmInfo.Iran adheres to a balanced position on the Karabakh issue. The military attache of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mahdi Veddani, stated this on January 17 during a meeting with the head of the defense policy department of the RA Ministry of Defense Levon Ayvazian.
ArmInfo.On January 16, Acting Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs Igor Popov, Stefan Visconti, Andrew Shoffer and Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk, the press office of the Armenian Foreign Ministry reported.
ArmInfo.For almost half a year, none of the representatives of show business has yet responded to the appeal of the head of the State Revenue Committee of Armenia David Ananyan to faithfully fulfill his tax obligations. Ananyan said this on January 16 at a press conference.
ArmInfo.Today, January 9 marks the 95th anniversary of the birth of film director, screenwriter and artist Sergei Parajanov. His films "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors", "Ashik-Kerib", and "Color of Pomegranate" brought him a reputation as a master of "poetic cinema" and made him world renown.
ArmInfo. Representatives of the Chinese company and the Ministry of Defense of Armenia discussed the issues of cooperation in the military- industrial complex in Yerevan.
ArmInfo.The Grand National Assembly of Turkey refused Garo Paylan to demand an investigation into Hrant Dink murder case.
ArmInfo.On the territory of Armenia on January 18 in the Syunik region and Artsakh snow and fog is expected. On the afternoon of Jan 18, from January 19-22, no precipitation is expected, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations informs.
ArmInfo.On January 18 by 11:00 am some roads in Armenia are closed and difficult to pass, the press service of Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations informs. Vardenyats Pass is closed for trucks with trailers and heavy-going for other types of vehicles.
ArmInfo.The Yerevan Municipality, within the framework of the community-private sector cooperation, proposes to establish a new forest park near the Nubarashen garbage dump on the territory of more than 20 hectares. "In the future, when the Nubarashen garbage dump will be covered, the territory of the forest park will extend to this site," Khachik Hakobyan, the head of the Department of Nature Protection of the Yerevan Municipality, said at a press conference on January 15.
ArmInfo.A memorandum on the protection and reproduction of wild animals will be signed between Armenia and the UAE next Wednesday, Acting Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan informed today at the meeting of the RA Government, answering the question of the Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on measures to restore the Caucasian leopard population.